Chocolate truffles

Chocolate truffles

You can leave out the alcohol to make these truffles kid-friendly.

By , 21 September 2015
Chocolate truffles
  • Ready in: 30 mins
  • Serves: 24
  • Price: 12p per serving
Nutritional Info
Each 19g serving contains
  • Fat high
    6.1g
    9%
  • Saturates high
    3.7g
    18%
  • Sugars high
    4.8g
    5%
  • Salt low
    Traceg
    <1%
  • Energy 364KJ 87KCAL
    4%
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 1916kJ/458kcal.
Ingredients
  • 225g Asda Dark Chocolate
  • (For white truffles) 225g Asda White Chocolate
  • 150ml double cream
  • 75ml double cream
  • 2 tbsp Asda Caribbean White Rum with Coconut
  • 3 tbsp Drambuie (or Tia Maria, Cointreau or brandy)
  • 40g desiccated coconut
  • 4 tbsp cocoa
Method
  • (For white chocolate truffles use the same truffle mixture, using 225g Asda White Chocolate and 75ml double cream)

  • Chop 225g of Asda Dark Chocolate and put in a bowl. Heat 150ml of double cream until just simmering. Immediately remove from the heat and pour onto the chocolate. Stir until the chocolate has melted and the mixture is smooth.

  • Stir in 2 tbsp Asda Caribbean White Rum with Coconut (or Malibu) and 40g desiccated coconut and chill for 4 hours.

  • Stir in 2 tbsp Drambuie (or Tia Maria, Cointreau or brandy) and chill for 2 hours.

  • Put 4 tbsp cocoa on a plate, using 2 teaspoons, shape the mixture into small balls and roll in cocoa. Put on another plate and chill.

  • Put 4 tbsp desiccated coconut on a plate. Shape the mixture into balls as before and roll them in the coconut to coat. Put on another plate and chill.